Monterey Bay Aquarium

Animals of Monterey Bay by Alexander Vidal

Portrait of Alexander Vidal

Alexander Vidal

Before starting his career in illustration, Alexander Vidal studied cultural anthropology, and spent time living in Africa and Asia. Travel, exploration, and a love for animals and wild spaces continue to drive the themes of his work. He has illustrated several books about nature, including I Love Birds!, Cougar Crossing, and his upcoming Wilds of the United States. Originally from New Mexico, he now lives in Los Angeles, California.